Thursday, 26 November 2020

Guest newsletter from our friends at the Long Range Biodiversity Project


We at SAM send our well wishes for a joyful and healthy holiday season!
Congratulations to Arielle Pryzbysz, our 2020 SAM Scholarship Winner!

Arielle is a 7th year student at Memorial University studying a dual degree Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Ecology and Conservation Biology, and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Geography. She aspires to pursue a career as a tenure-track assistant professor or a research scientist at Fisheries and Oceans Canada, with a special focus on quantitative fisheries science and marine spatial habitat mapping. Arielle has and continues to demonstrate a strong sense of passion and perseverance in environmental conservation that manifests itself through a wide range of experiences and accomplishments. Her honours thesis research in 2021 will study marine invertebrate biogeography and biodiversity in Labrador and Nunavut. When she is not pursuing her research, Arielle enjoys drawing, hiking, rock climbing, and visiting museums. 

We at SAM look forward to seeing what she does next. 
Call for applications!

If you or someone you know is interested in applying for the 2021 scholarship, check out the application on our website. Any student with demonstrated involvement in conservation and stewardship in the province enrolled in post-secondary education for the 2021-2022 school year can apply.
And now a word from our partners...

SAM is fortunate to partner with many organizations doing incredible conservation and stewardship work in the province. Here we share the most recent edition of the Long Range Biodiversity newsletter, which provides a number of updates on the spring and summer activities of the partners in the Long Range Biodiversity Project. 
Can't get enough of the incredible stewardship work being conducted by SAM partners? Click here to see the latest volume of the Living Rivers newsletter to see what Intervale Associates have been up to!
Do you have a habitat stewardship success story you would like to see featured in a future newsletter? Let us know about it

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